How do you kill a saint?
The Dukes were already looking for ways out of their agreement to put Aline on the throne, but with the Saints turning up dead, rumours are spreading that the Gods themselves oppose her ascension.
The only way Falcio can put a stop to the rumours is to find the real killer. He has only one clue: a terrifying iron mask that drives Saints mad. But even if Falcio can track down the murderer, he’ll still have to face him in battle.
And that may be a duel that no swordsman, no matter how skilled, can hope to win.
Enter the world of…
Magic, adventure, and a very unusual deck of cards…
What would you give up for magic?
When you’re a Jan’tep initiate approaching your sixteenth birthday, you’d better be ready to prove your worth as a mage. Either that or work some kind of miracle.
But Kellen isn’t counting on either. He knows he needs a few tricks up his sleeve to avoid total disgrace and life as a Sha’tep servant. He just has to find the right tricks.